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The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay

Michael Chabon

The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay

a novel

by Michael Chabon

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by RB Large Print in Prince Frederick, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comic books, strips, etc. -- Authorship -- Fiction.,
  • Heroes in mass media -- Fiction.,
  • Czech Americans -- Fiction.,
  • Jewish youth -- Fiction.,
  • Large type books.,
  • Young men -- Fiction.,
  • Cartoonists -- Fiction.,
  • Humorous stories, American.,
  • Bildungsromans.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Random House, 2000.

    StatementMichael Chabon.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination966 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages966
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23000351M
    ISBN 101419339591
    OCLC/WorldCa60566144

    WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE The beloved, award-winning The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, a Michael Chabon masterwork, is the American epic of two boy geniuses named Joe Kavalier and Sammy with special bonus material by Michael Chabon. A “towering, swash-buckling thrill of a book” (Newsweek), hailed as Chabon’s “magnum opus” (The New York Review of Books 4/5().   The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay A Novel (Book): Chabon, Michael: Random House, OF THE PULITZER PRIZE &; NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER &; The epic, beloved novel of two boy geniuses dreaming up superheroes in New York&;s Golden Age of comics, now with special bonus material by the author&;soon to be a .

      "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay" works on so many different levels. It has the thrills, action and pacing of a comic book, yet also has the beautiful language, fully developed, memorable characters, and moving, non 5/5(5). In The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Michael Chabon achieves something different, and more astounding: he re-creates the history of comics around that pintele Yid. In his gorgeous prose and with an intricate, page-turning narrative, Chabon tells the story of Jews in comics more engagingly than anyone before or since, and the fact that Author: Josh Lambert.

    Joe Kavalier had an air of competence, of faith in his own abilities, that Sammy, by means of constant effort over the whole of his life, had finally learned only to fake. ” ― Michael Chabon, quote from The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is a stunning novel of endless comic invention and unforgettable characters, written in the exhilarating prose that has led critics to compare Michael Chabon to Cheever and Nabokov. In Joe Kavalier, Chabon has created a hero for the century.


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Author: Chabon, Michael Title: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay; A Novel Publication: New York: Random House (), Edition: First edition Description: First ver.

8vo. [14],[5] pp. Speckled ivory boards bound in ivory cloth, gold lettering to Rating: % positive. BOOK THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER & CLAY: MICHAEL CHABON Joe Kavalier, a young Jewish artist who has also been trained in the art of Houdini-esque escape, has just smuggled himself out of Nazi-invaded Prague and landed in New York City.

His Brooklyn cousin Sa.